Minister’s Message: Finding time

God’s word offers timely advice about time.

  • Feb 27, 2020
Tamara Wilson’s “Yellow Tough,” as seen at the First Friday opening on Feb. 15, 2020, of her show, “Macaroni and Cheese,” at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Tamara Wilson’s “Yellow Tough,” as seen at the First Friday opening on Feb. 15, 2020, of her show, “Macaroni and Cheese,” at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Kachemak Cuisine: Cold and snowy days offer perfect time to try new recipes

Recipes: Crisp Gnocchi and Brussels Sprouts in Brown Butter, Breakfast Slab Pie

Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Passing community service to the next generations

. It’s time we find some common ground to save one of the good parts of the old Society.

  • Feb 22, 2020
Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)
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                                Ethan Satterwhite stands near a clay mask he created in an art class at Hope Community Resources in Soldotna.

An ‘awesome’ feeling

Hope art students display their craft

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                                Ethan Satterwhite stands near a clay mask he created in an art class at Hope Community Resources in Soldotna.
Ann Berg

Pioneer Potluck: February’s famous birthdays

Halibut enchiladas, halibut honey-mustard fingers, angel food pineapple dessert

  • Feb 18, 2020
Ann Berg
Charlotte Bird’s “Wilderness Mosaic” was created in response to composer Christina Rusnak’s “Tundra Tapestry.” Her work is part of “Denali Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness,” a collaboration between artists and composers showing Feb. 7-May. 25, 2020, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pratt exhibit features art inspired by Denali music

‘We all have a response to Denali in different ways.’

Charlotte Bird’s “Wilderness Mosaic” was created in response to composer Christina Rusnak’s “Tundra Tapestry.” Her work is part of “Denali Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness,” a collaboration between artists and composers showing Feb. 7-May. 25, 2020, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Ann Berg

A tribute to Mr. Ed (a kind person, not the horse)

Into everyone’s life comes a person who is a pleasant memory and a little bit of mystery.

  • Feb 11, 2020
Ann Berg
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                                Walter R. Bell poses for a photo in Seldovia in 1918.

For most in Homer, Walter didn’t ring any bells

The marker read: “Walter R. Bell. Buried here July 1921. Born in 1860, Fillmore Co., Minn.”

  • Feb 8, 2020
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                                Walter R. Bell poses for a photo in Seldovia in 1918.
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Minister’s Message: A third way of loving: Putting others’ needs before our own

As we prepare for Valentine’s Day, we may be thinking of the first two definitions for love.

  • Feb 7, 2020
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The joys of being a ‘girl dad’

In the wake of the death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, the hashtag “Girl Dad” has been trending.

  • Feb 1, 2020
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Minister’s Message: Let go of your worries; turn your troubles into prayers

It is part of the human condition to worry.

  • Jan 30, 2020

Homer Native artist leaves state, national and international legacy

“He took traditional themes and topics and just completely did them his own way — I mean, completely.”

Ann Berg

Pioneer Potluck: Memories of grandma from a bygone era

Recipes: chicken divan, layered taco dip, boiled spice cake

  • Jan 28, 2020
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Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: Hot topics and cold trucks

I was in a local coffee emporium the other day quietly perusing the newspaper when a rather heated argument broke out between a foursome who… Continue reading

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Ann Berg

Pioneer Potluck: Fond memories of bonfires

We would spend all night in the middle of the summer around the bonfire.

  • Jan 21, 2020
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Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: How’d We Get Here?

Our reliance on technology is growing fast as more gadgets take over small jobs.

  • Jan 18, 2020
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                                Ann Berg and her husband, Bob, can be seen in March 1995 during a -17-degree cold snap.

Pioneer Potluck: Not like the old days

A far cry from the days when we could brave freezing tempatures with no power

  • Jan 14, 2020
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                                Ann Berg and her husband, Bob, can be seen in March 1995 during a -17-degree cold snap.

The two Jims, Part 3: More fun in the finding than in the having

“This is not a gold country, and don’t let anybody kid you.”

  • Jan 11, 2020